certified occupational therapy assistant resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with experience working with pediatrics and geriatrics. Patient, kind, compassionate, and focused team player familiar with helping patients develop skills such as feeding, grooming and dressing, as well as providing educational support and home exercise programs. Hardworking, disciplined multitasker with analytical problem-solving and conflict management abilities. Skilled at personalizing intervention plans to take advantage of individual patient strengths. Conversational skills in English.

  • Compassionate and Empathetic
  • Dedicated
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Self-Motivated
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Written Communication
  • Active Listening
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Therapeutic techniques understanding
  • Sensory processing improvements
  • Health Trust Software Proficiency
  • First Aid/CPR
Work History
01/2023 to Current
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Unitypoint Health Farmington, IL,
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in SNF settings.
  • Provided compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living (ADL) and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Educated patients and families on conditions, treatments and home exercises.
  • Implemented treatment interventions to support individual objectives in daily living, clinical, educational and vocational areas.
  • Helped determine realistic treatment goals and adjusted steps based on patient progress.
  • Maintained and promoted positive attitude toward clients and treatment programs.
10/2006 to 06/2021
Hospitality Team Member Unitypoint Health Huxley, IA,
  • Customer Relationship Management, Time Management & Efficiency, Training & Mentoring, Compliance with Government Regulations & Company Protocol
  • Collaborated with various team members to meet guests' requests
  • Offered appropriate reservation options based on expected attendees when coordinating events
  • Increased customer service ratings significantly through personable service
  • Used quick response and dynamic service skills to build relationships with patrons and improve customer retention rate
03/2022 to 10/2022
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Pathfinder Pediatric Home Care City, STATE,
  • Provided direct occupational therapy services in home health settings.
  • Assisted clients with completing basic daily living activities such as grooming, dressing and self-feeding.
  • Delivered services to customer locations within specific timeframes.
  • Helped improve gross motor, fine motor, visual perception and sensory processing skills.
  • Maintained and promoted positive attitude toward clients and treatment programs.
  • Maintained and promoted positive attitude toward clients and treatment programs
  • Supported company by completing administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, communicating with clients, and answering telephone calls.

Expected in 2019 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Occupational Therapy Assistant
Parker University - Dallas, TX

GPA: 3.7,

  • Dean's List all semesters
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology
The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH,
  • Executing Treatment Plans, Range of Motion Competency, Manual Muscle Testing Competency, Functional Reach Test, FIM Scoring, SOAP Note Documentation, Patient & Caregiver Education (Pre-Op & Post-Op), Safe Patient Handling, HIPAA
  • Biomechanical, Behavioral, Neurodevelopmental, Model of Human Occupation, Sensory Integration, and Developmental Theories, 736 Clinical Hours:
  • Fieldwork Level 1: Pediatrics at Arlington ISD – Arlington TX
  • Fieldwork Level 1: Mental Health at Silverado Turtle Creek Memory Care Community – Dallas TX
  • Fieldwork Level 1: Adult Physical Disabilities at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital – Bedford TX
  • Fieldwork Level 2: Adult Rotation at Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital – Dallas TX
  • Fieldwork Level 2: Pediatric Rotation at Pediaplex – Southlake TX

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (CERT #431272), Student Member & Parker Student Representative for Texas Occupational Therapy Association, 2018-2019 Member, Student Occupational Therapy Association Club of Parker University, 2018-2019, American Occupational Therapy Association since 2018, Member, Heritage AMBUCS 2019 Volunteer, Miracle League of Southlake 2019.

  • COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (Ohio- OTA008345, Texas-271319)
  • BLS

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School Attended

  • Parker University
  • The Ohio State University

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  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Hospitality Team Member
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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